Author Sanford Bragg

Sandy Bragg is a principal at Integrity Research Associates. He has over thirty years experience as an investment research professional. Prior to joining Integrity in 2006, he was an Executive Managing Director at Standard & Poors, managing S&P’s equity research business and fund information properties. Sandy has an MBA from New York University and BA from Williams College. Email: Sanford.Bragg@integrity-research.com

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Alternative Data: A Cure For What Ails Quant Funds

09/04/2017
The following is the second and concluding installment of a two-part article from Vinesh Jha, CEO of ExtractAlpha, a quantitative independent research firm, reviewing alternative data adoption, perceptions and best ...
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Tricumen: Investment Bank Cash Equities Revenues Grew Slightly In Q2 2017

09/01/2017
Investment bank cash equity revenues grew 3% from the prior year in the second quarter of 2017 while falling nearly 6% sequentially from a strong first quarter, according to Tricumen, ...
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Fixed Income Manager Bluebay Will Pay For Research From P&L

09/01/2017
Bluebay Asset Management, a fixed income subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada, expects to absorb investment research costs under MiFID II according to a terse notice from Reuters. Bluebay, with ...
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Meltwater Acquires Algo Media Intelligence Platform

08/31/2017
Media intelligence provider Meltwater acquired Algo, a real-time data analytics platform that determines which information is spreading the most rapidly. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Algo’s core product ...
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UK Manager JO Hambro Will Pay For Research From P&L

08/30/2017
JO Hambro Capital Management, a London-based fund manager with £29.2 billion ($37.5 billion) in assets under management, is the latest European asset manager to announce it will pay for research ...
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Hedge Fund Outlook Sour Despite Improving Metrics

08/29/2017
Even though overall hedge fund flows are improving, equity hedge funds continue to experience outflows as hedge fund manager pessimism for the second half grows, according to data provider Preqin. ...
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IRP CrossBorder Capital Muddles Through Unbundling Turmoil

08/29/2017
CrossBorder Capital, a London-based independent research firm focused on capital flows, reported a 5% decline in revenues for its fiscal year ending March 2017.  Nevertheless, core UK revenues improved as ...
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Geolocation Data Firm Cuebiq Raises Capital

08/28/2017
Alternative data firm Cuebiq, which specializes in geolocation data, recently closed a Series A funding round, attracting investment from Balyasny Asset Management among other private equity investors. Crunchbase lists the ...
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RBC Equities Revenues Subdued in Q3 2017

08/25/2017
Royal Bank of Canada’s equities revenues increased 7% versus a weak quarter last year, but down nearly 15% from the previous quarter. Equity revenues were C$266 million (US$ 213 million) ...
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Swiss Asset Manager Unigestion Will Pay For Research From P&L

08/24/2017
Geneva-based asset manager Unigestion, with $23.9 billion in assets under management, issued a press release announcing it will pay for research from its own resources under MiFID II effective January ...
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